The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With T.J. Anderson

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With T.J. Anderson

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Composer and music professor T. J. Anderson was born on August 17, 1928 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. Anderson attended West Virginia State College and received a B.A. degree in music in 1950. After receiving his M.Ed. degree in music education from Pennsylvania State University, Anderson studied composition at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. He then obtained his Ph.D. degree in music from the University of Iowa. Anderson was hired as a music professor at Langston University and then at Tennessee State University. He was also named composer-in-residence for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, where he orchestrated the premiere of the Scott Joplin play Treemonisha. He was later appointed music department chairperson and professor at Tufts University. Anderson's numerous honors include an honorary membership in Phi Beta Kappa, a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and a grant from the Rockefeller Center Foundation. He has also received seven honorary doctorate degrees.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Characteristics: 1 online resource (6 video files (3 hr., 14 sec.)) : sound, color.
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